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Wizards dramatic win in Denver nearly killed Buckhantz and Wittman

Watch Steve Buckhantz living and dying in the final dramatic moments as Washington snaps a two-game skid.

Caps’ Ovechkin has some fun

ALL-STAR GAME | Team Toews topped Team Foligno, 17-12, as Alex Ovechkin entertains in his fifth appearance.

Redskins interested in Packers exec Highsmith

Washington is interested in adding a former colleague of Scot McCloughan to the front office.

A Super Bowl viewing guide

COUCH SLOUCH | Norman Chad tells you whom to root for (and against) in Super Bowl XLIX next Sunday.

COLLEGE PARK, MD - JANUARY 25: Maryland Terrapins guard/forward Dez Wells (44) celebrates after hitting the final basket with 1.4 seconds left to give the Maryland Terrapins the lead during the game between the Maryland Terrapins and the Northwestern Wildcats on Sunday, January 25, 2015.  The Maryland Terrapins defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 68-67. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Wells caps furious comeback

Maryland trailed by 14 in the second half before rallying to defeat Northwestern, 68-67, on a late basket.

Giolito readies for next step

Giolito readies for next step

With an improved changeup and his first professional season in tow, Lucas Giolito is ready for his next move.

NFL to offer in-game clips on YouTube

NFL to offer in-game clips on YouTube

League is slowly but surely embracing online video.

Deflategate ‘hurt’ Tom Brady’s feelings

Deflategate ‘hurt’ Tom Brady’s feelings

Patriots QB admits he took it personally.

DeMatha’s D.J. Turner discusses commitment to Maryland football

DeMatha’s D.J. Turner discusses commitment to Maryland football

FOOTBALL Junior WR/DB notes his desire to join the ‘DMV movement’ as factor in commitment to Terps.

First and 10: Pats’ penalty may be harsh

First and 10: Pats’ penalty may be harsh

It’s too soon to guess what the penalties would be if the Patriots are found guilty of intentional wrongdoing. But the commissioner vowed in 2008 to crack down on future violators.

Super Bowl commercials 2015: Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel struggle with technology in BMW ad

Super Bowl commercials 2015: Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel struggle with technology in BMW ad

Remember when they didn’t know what “@” stood for?

Wizards dramatic win in Denver nearly killed Buckhantz and Wittman

Wizards dramatic win in Denver nearly killed Buckhantz and Wittman

Watch Steve Buckhantz living and dying in the final dramatic moments as Washington snaps a two-game skid.

Blizzard of 2015 could affect Knicks, Nets games

The Knicks won three of four and now historically crippling snow is in the forecast. Coincidence?

Is Roger Goodell the right NFL commissioner for the future, GQ story asks?

Is Roger Goodell the right NFL commissioner for the future, GQ story asks?

Off-the-field league issues and a perceived favoritism for the owners he’s closest to have some wondering how much longer the commissioner’s tenure will last.

Insider roundup: Solo, Messi, Klinsmann, Galaxy, Hoyas

Insider roundup: Solo, Messi, Klinsmann, Galaxy, Hoyas

Every Monday, Page 2 of the Sports print section features a soccer centerpiece and several notebook items. Today’s contents:

Matt Williams receives his NL Manager of the Year award

Matt Williams receives his NL Manager of the Year award

Williams gave a brief speech thanking the Nationals, the Lerner family, Mike Rizzo, the players and his coaching staff.

Jordy Nelson’s confusing touchdown celebration was the only reason to watch the Pro Bowl

Jordy Nelson’s confusing touchdown celebration was the only reason to watch the Pro Bowl

Nelson celebrated his touchdown with a member of the other team. Who was really his teammate. Got it?

Reviewing the Redskins’ OLBs

Reviewing the Redskins’ OLBs

A look at how the three prominent pass-rushing linebackers performed this season, and what their futures hold.

Andy Dalton is booed off the Pro Bowl field

Andy Dalton is booed off the Pro Bowl field

The Bengals quarterback played poorly, going 9 for 20 passes for 69 yards and zero touchdowns, and he heard about it.

Brian Shaw questions officials’ calls in Nuggets’ loss to Wizards

Brian Shaw questions officials’ calls in Nuggets’ loss to Wizards

Shaw and the Nuggets have lost six straight games.

Maryland-Northwestern postgame: Terps’ wild comeback win a ‘matter of having pride’

Maryland-Northwestern postgame: Terps’ wild comeback win a ‘matter of having pride’

Playing on its strengths, Maryland rallies from 11-point deficit in final three minutes to stun Northwestern.

TV and radio listings for Jan. 26

TV and radio listings for Jan. 26

Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.

Did ESPN’s Chad Ford retroactively change his NBA draft prospect rankings?

Did ESPN’s Chad Ford retroactively change his NBA draft prospect rankings?

The sports network is officially backing their analyst, who denies the allegations, but that leaves the question of who may have done it.

A heartwarming reason Ovechkin wanted a car

A heartwarming reason Ovechkin wanted a car

All weekend, Ovi pleaded for a car. Turns out, it was for a good cause.

Wizards come out on top

Wizards come out on top

Kris Humphries, John Wall both post double-doubles as Washington wins in a back-and-forth affair in Denver.

Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas freaked out as Golden Tate made a big play in the Pro Bowl

Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas freaked out as Golden Tate made a big play in the Pro Bowl

The pair of Seahawks were being interviewed on the sideline when their former teammate broke free for a long play.

Wells caps furious comeback

Wells caps furious comeback

Maryland trailed by 14 in the second half before rallying to defeat Northwestern, 68-67, on a late basket.

Richard Sherman: Patriots will ‘probably not’ be punished, given owner’s friendship with Roger Goodell

Richard Sherman: Patriots will ‘probably not’ be punished, given owner’s friendship with Roger Goodell

The Seahawks cornerback offers a typically contentious opinion on DeflateGate.

Caps’ Ovechkin has some fun

Caps’ Ovechkin has some fun

ALL-STAR GAME | Team Toews topped Team Foligno, 17-12, as Alex Ovechkin entertains in his fifth appearance.

Just a milkshake-toting, stony-faced Frank Beamer, unmoved by his granddaughter’s tears

The legendary Hokies football coach watched his basketball team play Virginia, and hilarity ensued.

Wizards finish strong

Wizards finish strong

Against Ty Lawson and the Nuggets, the Wizards avoided losing three straight games for the first time this season.

Pistons’ Brandon Jennings out for 6-9 months after Achilles tear

The point guard had just posted the NBA’s first 20-point, 20-assist game since 2009.

Near miss is no consolation for Hokies

Near miss is no consolation for Hokies

Virginia Tech played well for stretches of a disappointing three-point loss to second-ranked Virginia.

Redskins interested in Packers exec Highsmith

Redskins interested in Packers exec Highsmith

Washington is interested in adding a former colleague of Scot McCloughan to the front office.

Alex Ovechkin randomly called one of his biggest fans, and it went to voice mail

Alex Ovechkin randomly called one of his biggest fans, and it went to voice mail

Meet the fan who missed a phone call from his hero.

Josh Gordon fails another drug test, faces one-year suspension

Josh Gordon fails another drug test, faces one-year suspension

Cleveland Browns wide receiver was showing partying with Johnny Manziel last week.

2015 NHL All-Star Game: Team Foligno vs. Team Towes discussion thread

2015 NHL All-Star Game: Team Foligno vs. Team Towes discussion thread

Chat about the hockey and try not to get scared by the Nationwide Arena cannon.

Cavs stave off Hokies’ challenge

Cavs stave off Hokies’ challenge

Va. Tech takes a double-digit lead in second half, but Justin Anderson and No. 2 U-Va. rally to stay unbeaten.

NFL warns Seahawks that Marshawn Lynch’s gesture will bring a penalty in Super Bowl

NFL warns Seahawks that Marshawn Lynch’s gesture will bring a penalty in Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLIX may be an expensive proposition for Beast Mode.

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Australian Open 2015

Australian Open 2015

Men and women compete in the annual Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia.

NHL unveils tracking chips

NHL unveils tracking chips

The latest innovation is a technology that could blow open the data door and transform the way everyone ingests this sport.

North Point boys, girls sweep SMAC titles

North Point boys, girls sweep SMAC titles

INDOOR TRACK | Devon Gutrick’s time in the 55-meter hurdles is fifth-fastest nationally; St. John’s 800 relay also joins country’s top five.

Maryland basketball vs. Northwestern: Previewing the game

Maryland basketball vs. Northwestern: Previewing the game

After Thursday’s loss at Indiana, Terps look to bounce back at home against Wildcats.

Dez Wells to be featured on Big Ten Network’s ‘The Journey’ after Northwestern game

Dez Wells to be featured on Big Ten Network’s ‘The Journey’ after Northwestern game

Big Ten Network examines Maryland forward as “self proclaimed basketball junkie.”

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A Super Bowl viewing guide

A Super Bowl viewing guide

COUCH SLOUCH | Norman Chad tells you whom to root for (and against) in Super Bowl XLIX next Sunday.

Americans abroad, weekend roundup

Americans abroad, weekend roundup

Tijuana’s Paul Arriola scored the second goal for the U.S. under-20 national team in a 2-0 victory over El Salvador, clinching a U-20 World Cup berth.

Watch ‘SNL’ skewer DeflateGate

Watch ‘SNL’ skewer DeflateGate

You knew this was coming. You just knew the show would go after the Patriots’ Bill Belichick and Tom Brady.

Bill Nye says Bill Belichick made no sense on DeflateGate explanation

Bill Nye says Bill Belichick made no sense on DeflateGate explanation

Of course, the Science Guy also said, “Go Seahawks.“

Sharapova, Bouchard advance Down Under

Sharapova, Bouchard advance Down Under

Maria Sharapova, left, and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the Australian Open quarterfinals after advancing with contrasting wins on Sunday.

‘We can’t afford to do this’

‘We can’t afford to do this’

Bradley Beal is unhappy with how the Wizards blew a 10-point halftime lead against the Trail Blazers on Saturday.

NFL season begins and ends in controversy

NFL season begins and ends in controversy

In September, Commissioner Roger Goodell faced a public uproar over the Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy cases. Now Super Bowl week arrives with the “Deflate-gate” scandal involving the Patriots raging.

Familiar script sinks Wizards

Familiar script sinks Wizards

LaMarcus Aldridge postpones surgery and scores a game-high 26 points to sink Washington in Portland.

2015 NHL All-Star Game: After skills competition, Alex Ovechkin still really wants a car

2015 NHL All-Star Game: After skills competition, Alex Ovechkin still really wants a car

Ovechkin claimed he sold his entire fleet of cars. It seemed like a little white lie.